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KMC Stampings
Attn: Human Resources
1221 S. Park Street
Port Washington, WI 53074
Fax: 262-387-2102

Wire EDM Programmer/Operator

Department: Manufacturing / Production
Location: Port Washington, WI
Posted: March 11, 2019


1st Shift- Full Time



Position Summary

Wire EDM Programmer/Operator is responsible for performing G-Code programming to set up, operate and run wire EDM machines.


  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Opportunity for vertical and horizontal internal growth
  • A business casual work environment
  • Competitive, experienced-based wage
  • 401(k) plan with company match
  • Choice of medical insurance plans, one that offers $0 employee premium
  • Group insurance plans (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid personal time and vacation after 60 days
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Free coffee


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities required.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED), technical degree or certificate in a related field is preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience programming & operating Mitsubishi Wire EDM machines
  • Tooling experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to set up, program and run EDM machines and inspect parts to produce parts from prints working with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with Esprit software
  • Ability to utilize SolidWorks to create and update models and prints is a benefit
  • Ability to manage 2 wire machines, process work to meet delivery dates, maintain the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follow prescribed safety regulations
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; self-motivated, organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving and math skills
  • Strong attendance record and enjoy a fast-paced work environment
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task while working under tight deadlines with the ability to quickly modify work tasks based on changing schedules and needs

Key Responsibilities

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Produce parts per prints and supplied specifications
  • Verify parts meet extremely close tolerance dimensions, alignments, clearance and specifications
  • Utilize G&M codes, MDI Programming and Conversational as well as Programmable Controls to perform tasks
  • Perform tool changes and offsets
  • Perform challenging setups
  • Utilize micrometers, calipers, gauges and inspect work against prints and/or CAD Model
  • Collaborate with customers, project managers, engineers and manufacturing team to supply parts and solutions to their needs in an environment that is constantly changing to meet scheduling needs.
  • Review routings and make recommendations to improve the machining of parts
  • Become familiar with and utilize KMC processes and software to perform the required work
  • Continuously look for innovative ways to improve processes, reduce waste, increase throughput and productivity, improve efficiencies and increase customer satisfaction
  • Supply your own basic machinist tools


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